Collaboration Area Highlights
New Cluster: Operational Ethics
Join the Operational Ethics Cluster's first meeting on Monday, April 3 at 1 p.m. EDT. This is a kickoff meeting, after which recurring meetings will be scheduled. Learn more on their wiki page, Slack channel #operational-ethics, and subscribe to the mailing list.
Want to Present at the Summer Teacher Workshop?
The ESIP Education Committee will hold a workshop in Burlington, Vermont this summer with a focus on Earth science topics and the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse (teachers get “eclipse kits” for their classroom). Share the early sign up list with interested teachers.
The committee is also looking for ESIP speakers. Want to share your work with teachers who will inspire the next generation of Earth scientists, computing experts, and data managers? Reach out to the committee chair, Margaret Mooney (email@example.com).
Wildfire Cluster: Guest Speakers from NOAA
The ESIP Wildfire Cluster is working to bring agency briefings to you directly through our monthly meetings. You are invited to join us on April 12 at 4 p.m. EDT.
Guest speakers from NOAA will share their latest updates on advancing wildfire products and services.
Soil Cluster: Guest Speaker on GLOSIS
The ESIP Soil Ontology and Informatics Cluster is hosting a presentation and discussion on GLOSIS with Luis de Sousa. The conversation builds off their previous webinar series. The collaboration area meets biweekly and the presentation takes place on Tuesday, April 19 at 3 p.m. EDT.
Join the Next IT&I Call Next Week
Rants and Raves are designed to get smart people to share insightful, provocative views of what's great and what's not about technology and interoperability in modern Earth science.
Next up on Thursday, April 13: Tom Kralidis – Evolution of open source geospatial python.
Free and Open Source Software in the Geospatial ecosystems (i.e. FOSS4G) play a key role in geospatial systems and services. Python has become the lingua franca for scientific and geospatial software and tooling. This rant and rave will provide an overview of the evolution of FOSS4G and Python, focusing on popular projects in support of Open Standards.